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Louisville airport (SDF)

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Louisville International Airport, opened on November 15, 1947, serves the metropolitan area of the city of the same name and is one of the busiest in the state of Kentucky. It basically operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: flylouisville.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am until the last flight of the day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.2 million passengers went through it in 2019.
Tel: +1 502 368 6524. Information booth in the baggage reclaim hall, on the lower level, open Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am a 0:00 am, Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 0:00 am and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. There are also courtesy phones to request information by calling 277.

Location

The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the south of the city of Louisville.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental desks on the lower level, near the baggage reclaim area.

Alamo (Tel +1 800 462 5266 / 502 363 6713 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 1:00 am, Saturday from 7:00 am to 1:00 am, Sunday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 800 331 1212 / 502 368 5851 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 800 527 0700 / 502 366 3360 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 0:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 / 502 375 0681 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 800 261 7331 / 502 366 4700 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 800 654 3131 / 502 265 8236 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am a 1:00 am, Saturday from 7:00 am to 0:00 am, Sunday from 7:00 am to 1:00 am)
National (Tel +1 800 227 7368 / 502 361 2515 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am a 1:00 am, Saturday from 7:00 am to 1:00 am, Sunday from 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Payless (Tel +1 800 729 5377 / 502 380 2266 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 800 847 4389 / 502 366 1205 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)

 

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What services does Louisville airport (SDF) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, bank (Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm), mailbox, plugs for electric devices, public telephones and complimentary Wi-Fi access. On the upper level, behind the ticket counters, there is an exclusive lounge for the military and their families (Fort Knox Reception Area), open from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, with free Wi-Fi, beverages and snacks.

Food and Drinks- Restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and bars scattered throughout the enclosure. Starbucks, in the public area of the upper level, is open around the clock.
Shopping- Stores selling souvenirs, flowers, apparel, books, newsagents, sports goods, accessories.
Baggage- Trolleys for rent in the parking lots and inside the terminal. The lost and found service is operated by the airport police, in the ticketing concourse (Tel +1 502 380 8264).
Other Services- Meditation room, shoeshines, baby changing facilities.

 

Public and private transportation

Ride-sharing - Vehicles from Lyft and Uber can be boarded on the east side of the terminal, lower level.

Bus - Route 2 from Transit Authority of River City (TARC) (Tel +1 502 585 1234) runs to the city centre in approximately 30 minutes, between 5:52 am and 9:52 pm (from 6:52 am on weekends and holidays). The fare is USD1.75 and stops include Kentucky Fair and Expo Center, Cardinal Stadium, the University of Louisville and Kentucky Kingdom. Buses leave from the east end of the terminal. Timetable and schedule

Taxi - zTrip (Tel +1 502 636 5511) provides cab services outside the terminal. Journey time to the city centre is 10-15 minutes.

 

Parking services at Louisville airport (SDF)

There are short- and long-term sectors in front of the terminal. Valet parking service on the upper level (Tel +1 502 380 3723). Charging stations for electric vehicles available. A minute away from the main building there is also a free passenger pick-up area (Cell Phone Lot). More information: Tel +1 502 363 3490. Fees

Garage - Multi-storey facility with covered and outdoor spaces.
Surface Lot & Credit-Card-Only Lot - Uncovered areas for long-term parking, with courtesy shuttle service.
Express Shuttle Parking Lot - For long stays, connected to the terminal through shuttles. The first 2 hours have no charge.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Inside the enclosure, there are ramps, automatic doors, elevators, Braille signage, adapted telephones, relief areas for service animals, accessible counters, designated parking spaces and electric vehicles for passenger transportation.